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Menstrual Period (Definition)

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I'm taking steronate to delay my period. Got a bad flu & started antibiotic yesterday, does antibiotic contradicts with steronate? What should I do?

I'm taking steronate to delay my period. Got a bad flu & started antibiotic yesterday, does antibiotic contradicts with steronate? What should I do?

Pharmacist: I would suggest calling the pharmacist where you filled the prescriptions, so they can take in to account all your medications and conditions regarding potential interactions. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Negatif test ,pregnancy delayed 6 days.last sex was 42 days ago after that i had a normal period and this month no .why? i have stomch flu,i hav strss

Negatif test ,pregnancy delayed 6 days.last sex was 42 days ago after that i had a normal period and this month no .why? i have stomch flu,i hav strss

Late periods: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections & hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test . There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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Had unprotected sex on day 2 of her period, now she is late. Having flu and she has anemia. Is she pregnant? Or the sickness causing the delay?

Had unprotected sex on day 2 of her period, now she is late. Having flu and she has anemia. Is she pregnant? Or the sickness causing the delay?

Possible: Due to menstrual periods, women tend to lean toward anemia and may become iron deficient. A delay in periods may just be an irregular period but if worried about pregnancy, a home pregnancy test is in order. ...Read more

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unprotected sex on d29 n 30 of 31 cycle on average. brown discharge a week ago. Delayed period. Pregnant? was having flu on the day I had sex as well

unprotected sex on d29 n 30 of 31 cycle on average. brown discharge a week ago. Delayed period. Pregnant? was having flu on the day I had sex as well

Maybe not, but...: Pregnancy is the most common cause of a missed period. If not pregnant, other causes of a late or missed period include: excessive weight loss or weight gain, increased exercising, emotional stress, having an illness, traveling, medicines (especially birth control pills), hormonal disorders, etc… A home pregnancy test should give a reliable result 3 weeks after sex, if no normal period occurs. ...Read more

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My gf is 7 days late, no PMS signs. Only pregnancy risk was precum fingering. She had flu, calcium and stomach problems. Could that delay period?preg?

My gf is 7 days late, no PMS signs. Only pregnancy risk was precum fingering. She had flu, calcium and stomach problems. Could that delay period?preg?

Yes: certainly serious illness can cause her periods to be late. You Also need to know that any sperm getting into the vagina, even from precum, could result in pregnancy. A pregnancy test is in order. ...Read more

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I'm 31 and this month my period was a week dalayed i'm assuming by flu! neg pregnant tests! now my period has started but it is slow coming! why?

I'm 31 and this month my period was a week dalayed i'm assuming by flu! neg pregnant tests! now my period has started but it is slow coming! why?

See your doctor: Several possibilities, including pregnancy problems such as a tubal/ectopic (out of place) pregnancy than could be serious. Might also be other problems such as hormonal imbalance (even polycystic ovarian syndrome--pcos). If you don't want to be pregnant, birth control is a good idea. Best to check it out. ...Read more

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Can a fever delay your period?

Can a fever delay your period?

YES: Any low grade infection can cause a delay or irregularity of your cycle. ...Read more

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Can stress, illness and hay fever medication delay my period?

Can stress, illness and hay fever medication delay my period?

The hayfever med: Should not delay your period but stress and illness can. Take care. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have 10 days delayed period because of stress, 4-5 hours sleep per day, passed illness with high fever and using a lotof paracetamol?

Is it possible to have 10 days delayed period because of stress, 4-5 hours sleep per day, passed illness with high fever and using a lotof paracetamol?

Maybe.: In a woman with regular periods, some causes of a late period include: excessive weight loss or weight gain, increased exercising, emotional stress, having an illness, traveling, medicines (like birth control pills), hormonal imbalances, etc… Seeing a doctor is a good idea if symptoms are persistent, recurring, or worrisome. Pregnancy is the common cause of a missed period, if sexually active. ...Read more

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What it means when you got irregular period it is usually spotting 1month delayed and i feel fever, nausea, before my menstration i had sex last nov?

What it means when you got irregular period it is usually spotting 1month delayed and i feel fever, nausea,  before  my menstration i had sex last nov?

Many causes: many things can cause irregular periods. The common denominator is anovulation which can be caused by weight, diet, exercise, stress,medications including some contraceptives, and endocrine problems like thyroid disease, insulin resistance/diabetes, PCOS, adrenal disorders and pituitary tumors or dysfunction. The fever and nausea sound more like an infection. Hope this helps.U need to see your PCP ...Read more

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Had safe sex protected with condom, Less sleep, stressed week(exams) 3 days fever.pregnancy test made at the right date: negative.Delayed period. Why?

Had safe sex protected with condom, Less sleep, stressed week(exams) 3 days fever.pregnancy test made at the right date: negative.Delayed period. Why?

Some thoughts...: In a woman with regular periods, some causes of a late period include: excessive weight loss or weight gain, increased exercising, emotional stress, having an illness, traveling, medicines (such as hormone pills), hormonal imbalances, etc… Seeing a doctor is a good idea if symptoms are persistent, recurring, or worrisome. If having sex, a home pregnancy test can be done 3 weeks after sex. ...Read more

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I had a 2 day fever and I've been having bad cough and nasal congestion since friday, my period was due yesterday. Can illness delay your period?

I had a 2 day fever and I've been having bad cough and nasal congestion since friday, my period was due yesterday. Can illness delay your period?

Stress of any kind: Infection is stress and it sounds like you have the start of one-any stress emotional or physican can mess around with your hormones and potentially delay it, but if you are sexually active then you have to think about pregnancy too. I would wait a few days before checking a pregnancy test bcause your period may still come. ...Read more

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If i am very sick (102.1 fever, cough, sore throat, runny nose, slight body aches) can that delay my period at all?

If i am very sick (102.1 fever, cough, sore throat, runny nose, slight body aches) can that delay my period at all?

Possibly: Yes there are reports that have shown that a fever can delay ovulation and then subsequently delay menstrual bleeds that occur after a delayed ovulation. So you might not be that regular this month. But this does not occur in everyone the same way. Your fever might not have any effect on your menstrual period. ...Read more

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Is it possible: 4 days delay for periods because of passing an illness with fever up to 40 ℃ that month.

Is it possible: 4 days delay for periods because of passing an illness with fever up to 40 ℃ that month.

Period late: hello~ if I understand your question, you are asking if your period could be delayed by 4 days due to a recent illness with a fever that went to 40degC. The answer is YES an illness of any kind could delay your period. If your period was delayed by those few days and the flow was normal, ie; you had a normal period, with normal amount of blood loss, then you could not be pregnant.This is normal.tx ...Read more

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Delaying of periods effect of dengue fever?

Delaying of periods effect of dengue fever?

Any illness that: Makes you ill enough could cause a delay in a period or could cause a period to be missed. Severe complicated dengue fever has the potential for this. ...Read more

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Worried about my girlfriend. She got her periods delayed by 4 days. She has been suffering from loose motion,fever and slight cough & cold lately.

Worried about my girlfriend. She got her periods delayed by 4 days. She has been suffering from loose motion,fever and slight cough & cold lately.

Acute GE: Are you concerned that she may be pregnant ? Then get a home pregnancy test. Regarding diarrhea, visit your physician for evaluation and start oral rehydration to avoid any complications. ...Read more

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Will the flu shot start your period?

Will the flu shot start your period?

No it will not: Flu vaccine has no effect on your periods and it will not start your periods. ...Read more

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Can the flu cause my period to be late?

Can the flu cause my period to be late?

Yes but : If you think you might be pregnant check then check a home pregnancy test. They are cheap, reliable and available at any pharmacy. Do this before you assume it's anything else ...Read more

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